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Gulf Place Kicks Off Summer With Art for Kids

June 13, 2015 by SoWal Staff

Gulf Place is the perfect place for artists of all ages! The Artists at Gulf Place and 30A Learning Academy will host art classes, interactive workshops and adventure camps to keep kids engaged and active this summer from June 1 throughout the summer.
The Artists at Gulf Place will host an array of art workshops Tuesday through Saturday in the Artist Colony beginning June 2. Workshops include Metal Flowers with Billie Gaffrey (Tue & Fri 10 am-noon), Tie-dye with Kris Ogdon (Wed & Sat 3–6 pm), Sealife Creatures with David Hansel (Thu 1-3 pm) and Pet Shells with Maxine Orange (Thu 2–4 pm).      

Pre-registration is not required for the Artists at Gulf Place Workshops. To stay up to date with all of the Artists at Gulf Place happenings, please visit www.facebook.com/artistsatgulfplace.

Beginning June 3, 30A Learning Academy will host Kids/Parents Night Out every Wednesday from 5:30 –9:30 p.m. For $40 per child, parents can enjoy a night out while their children enjoy a night of games, crafts, movies and more in a safe, private school environment.      

30A Learning Academy’s Adventure Camps encourage children to get outdoors and explore. The alternating Tuesday and Thursday adventure camps will begin June 16. For $45 per day, children are invited to participate in hands-on field experiences and explore the unique environmental wonders of our area. Adventure camp locations will include Topsail Hill Preserve State Park, Conservation Park, Ponce de Leon Springs, Indian Temple Mound and more. To register, parents can contact Rebecca Matherne via e-mail 30ALearningAcademy@gmail.com or by phone at (850) 291-7197.

New camps, activities and events are regularly added to the Gulf Place events calendar.  

Take a stroll through the Artist Colony and you will find experienced, friendly artists that are happy to help you find something unique and special. Discover the works of several SoWal artists in one fabulous location offering jewelry, pottery, photography, watercolors, recycled art, tie-dye art, funky art, gourd and paper mache' sculptures, acrylics, painted windows, outdoor furniture and more! 

Gulf Place is a colorful 30A community located in the heart of Santa Rosa Beach featuring a host of restaurants, outdoor activities, events, concerts, art and shopping overlooking clear, emerald green waters of the Gulf of Mexico. For more information, call (850) 267-8458 or visit www.gulfplacefl.com. 


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